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Apr 23, 2017
India's heatwaves claimed 4,620 lives in four years, says Ministry of Earth SciencesHeatwaves in the country are turning out to be particularly deadly with over 4,620 recorded deaths caused by the severe weather condition in the last four years.
Mar 31, 2017
Heat wave in India: Climate change is here, prepare for irregular weather, says senior meteorologistFirstpost spoke to Jeevanprakash Kulkarni, a senior meteorologist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, who is presently associated with a forum called Satarkindia that issues warning based on various climatic scenarios
Mar 30, 2017
Maharashtra records 2 sunstroke deaths as IMD warns of moderate heat waveTwo persons died of sunstroke in Maharashtra on Wednesday while the Met department warned of a "moderate heat wave" in some parts.
Mar 30, 2017
Heatwave strikes nine states, maximum temperature hovers above 40°CelsiusWith March yet to end, nine states across peninsular India's northwest, west, central and north are sizzling under the heatwave conditions, with maximum temperature hovering above 40°Celsius on Thursday.
Mar 01, 2017
Summer of 2017 will be sweltering, warns IMD; even hill stations will not be sparedAccording to the IMD summer forecast, the temperatures will be "above normal" in the months of March to May. And even the mountains of north India are expected to be sweltering
Feb 16, 2017
India gets its heat index: IMD launches new map that tells you how hot it really isA heat index – a measure of how hot it really feels to humans– is calculated based on actual temperatures and relative humidity levels.
Dec 26, 2016
Kerala stares at worst drought in 115 years: State may impose water rationing systemIt is the worst drought to have hit the state in 115 years. If the forecast of the State Meteorological Department is read along with the reports coming from the groundwater authorities, Kerala is on the verge of a crisis of unprecedented proportions.
Dec 12, 2016
Cyclone Vardah: Govt taking all precautions at Kalpakkam nuclear power plant in KancheepuramGovernment has taken all precautions for the safety of Kalpakkam nuclear power plant as Tamil Nadu faces a severe cyclonic storm Vardah on Monday.
Oct 19, 2016
Monsoon ends with food output of 270 million tonnes; 91 reservoirs show 25% increase in storageWith the southwest monsoon officially withdrawing this week, water available in 91 reservoirs nationwide is 25 percent more than the amount available in October 2015, according to Central Water Commission data, except in Karnataka and Gujarat, which face more than 20 percent deficit in seasonal rainfall.
Sep 22, 2016
#MumbaiRains trends on Twitter as people share jokes and updates on the unrelenting rainfallIt's that time of the year again when monsoon activity makes life harder for a lot of people in Mumbai.